1; David, complaining of his slanderous enemies, under the
person of Judas devotes them.
16; He shews their sin.
21; Complaining of his own misery, he prays for help.
29; He promises thankfulness.
* A.M. 2942. B.C. 1062. (Title.)
It is generally supposed that this Psalm was composed by
David, when persecuted by Saul, who was rendered more
implacable by the base and malicious calumnies of Doeg and
others; though some are of opinion, that it was written when
David fled from Absalom, and that Ahithophel, rather than
Doeg, is the typical person against whom it is principally
28:1 35:22,23 83:1 Isa 42:14
* O God.
118:28 Ex 15:2 De 10:21 Jer 17:14